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Ghazal Poems

Read wonderful ghazal poetry on the following sub-topics: funny, hindi, love, shayari, sports, traditional, and more. Read a definition and example (where appropriate).

Note: The forms for these poems were selected by the poet. Often poems are assigned the wrong form. Please confirm the accuracy of the poetic form before referencing the poem.



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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Ek masuqa MRi.jagdish bajantri Ghazal dance, giggle, girl, giving,
Premium Member Poem WONDER WOMAN Charles Eastland Ghazal hyperbole, light, truth, wisdom,
Premium Member Poem LOVING NIGHTS Martin Brown Ghazal emotions, love,
Tum jo na samajh Mizanur Rahman Ghazal first love, for her,
Haan main qatil hoon Mizanur Rahman Ghazal art, emotions, feelings, first
Unattainable Besma Riabi Dziri Ghazal beauty, destiny, faith, inspiration,
Tree Joslin Hartge Ghazal 10th grade, appreciation, art,
GAZAL Rochish mon Ghazal love,
GAZAL Rochish mon Ghazal god,
Unattainable Besma Riabi Dziri Ghazal art, beauty, inspiration, passion,
GAZAL Rochish mon Ghazal life,
GAZAL Rochish mon Ghazal life,
Hum BHi Dekhte Hai Adil Zafar Ghazal adventure, allah, angel, august,
Premium Member Poem Sour Fantasy Pashang Salehi Ghazal allusion, desire, dream, love,
GAZAL Rochish mon Ghazal love,
The Red, White, And Blue The Brooklyn Six Project Ghazal celebration, holiday, patriotic,
GAZAL Rochish mon Ghazal love,
GAZAL Rochish mon Ghazal love,
The Wise Man Rahman Mk Ghazal spiritual,
Premium Member Poem We All Babied Her Caren Krutsinger Ghazal relationship, work,
Premium Member Poem I Am Why Pashang Salehi Ghazal god, i am, love,
GAZAL Rochish mon Ghazal god, grandfather,
Uljhe Hue Sawal Naaz D Angel Ghazal absence, black love, crazy,
A wonderful show Djamel Nasri Ghazal desire, emotions, how i
Premium Member Poem Inside The Mirror Pashang Salehi Ghazal age, journey, mirror, pain,
KHUD KO Smjhata hu Ashish pandey Collection Ghazal boy, break up, faith,
For you, my reader Ovidiu Bocsa Ghazal desire, dream, friendship love,
A Flash of Light Deborah Guenther Beachboard Ghazal humanity,
Sharmate bhi Suraj Singh Ghazal 10th grade, 12th grade,
Dreams Deborah Guenther Beachboard Ghazal dream,
Reh gayi Ananya Gupta Ghazal lost love,
Nadaan-e-dil Ananya Gupta Ghazal lost love,
Jane Do Ananya Gupta Ghazal love,
Mohabbat Ananya Gupta Ghazal love hurts,
Forever Shadaab Mumtaz Ghazal anxiety, betrayal, conflict, confusion,
DEATH BEGATS NEW LIFE Mick Talbot Ghazal natural disasters, nature,
Yearing for your distance in love Kishan sharma Ghazal 11th grade, 12th grade,
Whatever Remains Subimal Sinha-Roy Ghazal introspection, leaving, life, memory,
Saza mein bhi maza Madiha Ahmed Ghazal cute love, deep, devotion,
A cup of tea, Ghazal S.D. Tiwari Ghazal drink, food, , cute,
Heart ache Kishan sharma Ghazal absence, abuse, adventure, africa,
Yearning for your distance Kishan sharma Ghazal april, aubade, august, bangla,
Kaid Priyanka Dey Ghazal abortion, abuse, addiction, allah,
Dream is not true of my love Kishan sharma Ghazal books, break up, business,
What Else Can I Say John Collins Ghazal heartbreak,
Time kill of love Kishan sharma Ghazal abortion, absence, abuse, addiction,
The pain of waiting Kishan sharma Ghazal leadership, leaving, little sister,
Myanmar John Collins Ghazal patriotic,
Premium Member Poem WHISPER SWEET NOTHINGS Kim Rodrigues Ghazal romance,
Deep Sorrow Subimal Sinha-Roy Ghazal angst, depression, sorrow,

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Ghazal Poems. Examples of Ghazals and a list of poems in the correct poetic form and technique. Share and read Ghazal poetry while accessing rules, topics, ideas, and a comprehensive literary definition of a Ghazal.

Brief Definition

A ghazal is a type of poem which is meant to express pain and the love that can persist through that pain. It was a popular form of poetry in the 1800s throughout Arabia and South Asia.

The ghazal has roots in Arabic poetic forms and grew in popularity after the birth and rise of the Islamic culture. Structurally, it may resemble a Petrarchan sonnet, but in style, it branches off to a place of its own. The expression of emotional pain and the beauty of love is unique to this form of poetry, and has been celebrated for many centuries.

Ghazal poems are typically constructed with a minimum of five and maximum of fifteen couplets. The range of couplets used depends on the theme and emotional intent of the author. These poems are often written from the point of view of someone whose love can’t be acquired, and they are usually melancholy in tone. 

Ghazal Poem Example

Patriotic Passion

No matter If history be repeated to war or battle, 
Will go back fight and won the medals for chest, 

Neither be retreated or nor give up from battle zone, 
Until I led the combat to conquest, 

For even at the last breath and drop of blood, 
Adhere to delimitation line till the peace and rest, 

And if the essence of mother soil vanished, 
Put forth my brow sweat to saturate this placidity harvest, 

Make them grow, and buoy up with ocean flow, 
So, this land become the mighty, at his best, 

Encompass whole fragrance of brotherhood and sodality, 
Endeavor for honor, tranquility, and resurrect, 

After all now I can take deep puff and pass away, 
Attribute this patriotic poem to countryman sanest,.

And I Shahid pray, supplicate and invocate, that you, 
May be the place of harmonious, pleasant zest.


M. Shahid H. Chouhdry ©

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